Release Date: May 30, 2012
Contact: W. Victoria Becker, +852 2537 3029, firstname.lastname@example.org
ASIFMA names Mark Austen as CEO
Hong Kong, May 30, 2012 — The Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA) has appointed Mark Austen as its new chief executive, with effect from the end of June 2012. See Full Release (pdf) on www.asifma.org.
The Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA) is an independent association that promotes the development of liquid, efficient and transparent capital markets in Asia and facilitates their orderly integration into the global financial system. ASIFMA priorities are driven by over 40 member companies involved in Asian capital markets, including global and regional banks, securities dealers, brokers, asset managers, credit rating agencies, law firms, trading and analytic platforms, and clearance and settlement providers. ASIFMA is located in Hong Kong and works closely with global alliance partners: the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA), the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME). More information about ASIFMA can be found at: www.asifma.org . (See a list of ASIFMA's board of directors .)